Definition of Gaitskell, Hugh in English:

Gaitskell, Hugh

proper noun

  • (1906–63), British Labour statesman, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1950–1 and leader of the Labour Party 1955–63; full name Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell. He opposed the government over the Suez crisis and resisted calls within his own party for unilateral disarmament.


Gaitskell, Hugh